CHICAGO -- Internet grocer Peapod here, a subsidiary of Ahold, Zaandam, Netherlands, announced last week that it will discontinue free grocery delivery in Boston and the Chicagoland markets. uted a $4.95 minimum delivery fee for all orders in the Boston area made on or after Aug. 31. Orders under $75 will contain a $9.95 fee. In Chicago, its most profitable market, the Internet grocer is capping all orders with a $2.95 fee. The company has already started charging for all deliveries in ...

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